The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 159 161 157
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 48 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.99% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 1.73% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 13
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1165 925 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.92% 26.38% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 936 672 712
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 46 £37,500 +31.57% 3
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (88.78%) Windows
3 85 (86.73%) MCSE
4 80 (81.63%) Microsoft
5 59 (60.20%) VMware
6 55 (56.12%) Citrix
7 54 (55.10%) Cisco
7 54 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (50.00%) CCNA
8 49 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (48.98%) MS Excel
10 47 (47.96%) SAN
11 45 (45.92%) Active Directory
12 44 (44.90%) Cisco IOS
13 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
14 38 (38.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 34 (34.69%) MCITP
15 34 (34.69%) Linux
15 34 (34.69%) Clustering
16 33 (33.67%) Firewall
17 29 (29.59%) ITIL
18 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
19 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
20 26 (26.53%) Load Balancing
21 25 (25.51%) CheckPoint
22 23 (23.47%) CCNP
23 22 (22.45%) Red Hat
23 22 (22.45%) OSPF
23 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
23 22 (22.45%) BGP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.41%) IIS
3 19 (19.39%) SharePoint
4 18 (18.37%) Lync
5 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.12%) Apache
8 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (48.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) SaaS
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (47.96%) SAN
2 44 (44.90%) Cisco IOS
3 33 (33.67%) Firewall
4 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
5 22 (22.45%) OSPF
5 22 (22.45%) BGP
6 21 (21.43%) MPLS
7 18 (18.37%) NetScaler
8 17 (17.35%) EIGRP
9 11 (11.22%) DNS
10 5 (5.10%) SMTP
10 5 (5.10%) DHCP
11 4 (4.08%) VPN
11 4 (4.08%) PBX
11 4 (4.08%) PSTN
11 4 (4.08%) H.323
11 4 (4.08%) Unified Communications
12 3 (3.06%) LAN
13 2 (2.04%) WAN
13 2 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (4.08%) Retail
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 21 (21.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.12%) Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.10%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.10%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Operations Team Leader
6 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
6 5 (5.10%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Data Centre Technician
7 4 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) LAMP
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Clustering
2 18 (18.37%) EqualLogic
3 8 (8.16%) Social Media
4 5 (5.10%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (88.78%) Windows
2 34 (34.69%) Linux
3 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.10%) CentOS
6 5 (5.10%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) ITIL
2 26 (26.53%) Load Balancing
3 18 (18.37%) Change Control
4 16 (16.33%) Problem Management
4 16 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 13 (13.27%) Business Continuity
6 12 (12.24%) CRM
7 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.10%) Project Management
10 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.08%) Change Management
11 4 (4.08%) ITIL V3
12 2 (2.04%) High Availability
12 2 (2.04%) Migration
12 2 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
2 6 (6.12%) Java
3 5 (5.10%) SQL
3 5 (5.10%) VBScript
4 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (86.73%) MCSE
3 49 (50.00%) CCNA
3 49 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (38.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (34.69%) MCITP
6 23 (23.47%) CCNP
7 21 (21.43%) CCSA
7 21 (21.43%) CCSE
8 17 (17.35%) RHCA
8 17 (17.35%) RHCE
9 16 (16.33%) MCP
10 7 (7.14%) MCTS
11 6 (6.12%) NCDA
12 4 (4.08%) Degree
13 3 (3.06%) CCA
13 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (2.04%) CCIE
15 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (45.92%) Active Directory
3 16 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.29%) XenServer
5 11 (11.22%) XenApp
6 7 (7.14%) vSphere
7 4 (4.08%) UAG
7 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.02%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) SCCM
2 10 (10.20%) ZABBIX
3 7 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.02%) SCOM
5 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (81.63%) Microsoft
2 59 (60.20%) VMware
3 55 (56.12%) Citrix
4 54 (55.10%) Cisco
5 25 (25.51%) CheckPoint
6 22 (22.45%) Red Hat
7 18 (18.37%) Juniper
8 10 (10.20%) Dell
9 9 (9.18%) Symantec
10 6 (6.12%) NetApp
11 4 (4.08%) Siemens
11 4 (4.08%) Mitel
11 4 (4.08%) Polycom
12 2 (2.04%) Veeam
12 2 (2.04%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.02%) Google
13 1 (1.02%) McAfee
13 1 (1.02%) Lotus
13 1 (1.02%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago